The future library – an interview with Lisa McLaren

Lisa McLaren

Lisa McLaren (Deputy Director, SCONUL) will be a panellist at Kortext’s summer webinar on 6 July. We spoke to Lisa about the implications of UCAS’ Journey to a Million and the future of university libraries. One of the aims of the SCONUL Strategy 2023-26 is to support innovation and the transformation of libraries. How do

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What is the future for student assessment in the light of AI/ChatGPT?

ChatGPT is a hot topic in higher education, with concerns about how it will impact on academic integrity and student assessment. We spoke to eminent computer scientist and former Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Edinburgh Sir Tim O’Shea about how universities should be approaching ChatGPT. What does ChatGPT mean for the future of

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Artificial intelligence, publishers and the translation of research

Kortext and HEPI blog image showing ChatGPT

A reflection on making research accessible outside of academia This blog on accessible research was kindly contributed to the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) by Philip Carpenter, Pro-Chancellor at the University of York and an Advisory Board Director of Kortext, and originally published on the HEPI blog. Philip offers some reflections on the recent HEPI and

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Higher Education forecast for 2023

With the door to 2022 shut firmly behind us, it’s time to step off the doorstep, out into the open that is 2023 and explore four things that we think will be on the horizon for higher education in 2023. Augar Report In February 2022 (we know, ages ago) the government finally published their highly

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